Rice Pudding Protein Cheesecake with Berry Chia Sauce and Frozen Greek Yogurt Chia Truffles

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Today I have a special guest on my blog, Kym from an awesome healthy eating blog Free Spirit Eater. She and I decided to do a recipe swap of sorts by using one of our recipes as inspirations. I was inspired by her awesome rice pudding cheesecake and created a similar one but different… I decided to switch some ingredients around and played around with the prep a bit differently. I created a Rice Pudding Protein Cheesecake with Berry Chia Jam. Check out my recipe on her blog here and let me know what you think.

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Now, I’m letting Kym take over from here. Don’t drool too much!…..

Frozen Greek Yogurt Chia Truffles – guest post

Hello there lovers of food, seekers of the next tastiest item to devour in seconds and coo over for days. My name is Kym. I am the author of Free Spirit Eater, the blog devoted to all things food, writing, fitness and photography. Nothing is off limits and my recipes portray that.

Frozen Greek Yogurt Chia Truffles

Once upon a time I graduated from culinary school and began cooking in professional kitchens in NYC and NJ. I stepped foot into the food writing biz by starting my food blog, then branching out to reviewing restaurants, developing recipes and taking photos along the way. My love for photography has branched out from just food to events, lifestyle, fashion, fitness and boudoir to name a few.

My recipes are usually on the low calorie side, satisfying and guilt free versions of some of my favorite foods or just experiments gone right. But Kamila and I are swapping recipes and I happened to be in a bit of an indulgent mood. So when trying to recreate her Chocolate Chia Pudding with my own twist, I added a bit of some childhood favorites into my dessert. But by shaping them into bite sized truffle pieces I can practice portion control while enjoying the melt in your mouth feeling from the gooey morsels.

I had been curious about trying Ben & Jerry’s Greek Frozen Yogurt. So I purchased a pint of their strawberry shortcake flavor, crushed up some pretzels, smoked almonds, chia seeds, semi sweet chocolate chips and a splash of coconut milk. The tartness of the Greek frozen yogurt was made even more subtle by the coconut milk, and the addition of the almonds added a pleasantly smoky surprise. The chia seeds add a tiny pop when bit into with the pretzels and chocolate chips. For the final touch I melted some chocolate and made bite sized frozen yogurt treats.

Thank you so much Kamila for allowing me to guest post and taking the time to guest post on my site as well. Enjoy!”

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9 Comments

  1. These little treats look AMAZING!!! I’m loving that frozen yogurt was added, I didn’t realize Ben and Jerry’s had frozen yogurt.

  2. Thanks for doing the recipe swap! Still can’t get over your rice pudding cheesecake on my site, that berry chia jam looks so good I can’t believe it’s so simple to make! Can’t wait to give it a try. Have a fab weekend! =]

  3. oh goodness gracious those look heavenly

  4. These look really good! Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday! Don’t forget to come back tomorrow and VOTE!

  5. Wow! Those look really amazing! Thank you for sharing them at Fit and Fabulous Fridays!!

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